Upcoming PolarConnect Events
Please join us for two live events in August about research in the Arctic and in the mountains of Switzerland!
Monday, 13 August 2018 at 9:30am AKDT - PolarTREC teacher Svea Anderson and University of Alaska researcher Donie Bret-Harte will discuss their research live from Toolik Field Station in Alaska looking at Shrubs, Snow and Nitrogen in the Arctic.
Thursday, 23 August 2018 at 7:00am AKDT - PolarTREC teacher Lauren Neitzke Adamo along with researchers Dr. Neal Iverson and Dr. Luke Zoet will be live from the mountains of Switzerland discussing their work on Sliding Glaciers.
PolarTREC Teacher Deanna Wheeler interviewed on Emerald Planet
PolarTREC teacher Deanna Wheeler from JC Parks Elementary School is interviewed (0:30-0:43) as a leader who is educating today's youth and future leaders about the Arctic. She discusses a few of the many activities her classes, school and community are doing to teach people about the importance of the Arctic and what they can do on a daily basis to make a difference. Also interviewed in this episode are Dr. Robert Rich, Executive Director of ARCUS and ARCUS Board Member Kaare Erickson from Utqiaġvik, Alaska.
Now Archived: PolarConnect Event with Melissa Lau
In case you missed it, you can view the archive from the PolarConnect event on 20 June 2018 with teacher Melissa Lau and researchers Jeremy May and Matthew Simon here. More information about their research as well as journals and photos can be found here on their expedition page.
May Issue of Witness Community Highlights
The May 2018 issue of Witness Community Highlights is now available online. This issue highlights the efforts of the CICE Consortium. The consortium aims to incorporate and maintain scientific sea ice model development in CICE, also known as the Community Ice CodE, and accelerate its transfer into operational applications.
Now Archived! PolarConnect Event with Keith Smith
In case you missed it, you can now view the archive from teacher Keith Smith's PolarConnect event live from Palmer Station, Antarctica. Read more about their research and what Keith is learning here.
Dave Jones' Beaufort Sea Expedition Photos
Full resolution photos are now available online for PolarTREC teacher Dave Jones' 2017 expedition aboard the CCGS Louis S. St-Laurent in the Beaufort Sea, that took place September 4th to October 5th, 2017.
Rebecca Harris' Alaska Expedition Photos
Full resolution photos are now available online for PolarTREC teacher Rebecca Harris' 2017 expedition to Lake Peters, Alaska, that took place July 30th to August 27th, 2017.
Ruth Rodriguez's Alaska Expedition Photos
Full resolution photos are now available online for PolarTREC teacher Ruth Rodriguez's 2017 expedition to Utqiaġvik, Alaska, that took place July 25th to August 10th, 2017.
Steve Kirsche's Greenland Expedition Photos
Full resolution photos are now available online for PolarTREC teacher Steve Kirsche's expedition to Summit Station, Greenland, that took place June 1 to 30, 2017.
Arctic in the Classroom (TAC) Projects Underway
The Arctic in the Classroom (TAC) program partners scientists, educators, and communities to improve Arctic education. Four TAC projects are currently underway on topics such as sea ice, marine debris, and berry harvests. Project team pages are now posted on the TAC webpage and include a variety of resources, images, and products.